'''God Street Wine''' (also known as '''GSW''') was a jam rock
group from New York City. The band broke up in 1999. The band toured the U.S. with H.O.R.D.E.
four times and opened for the Black Crowes
and Allman Brothers
. The band played a large part in developing the jam rock scene of the early 90's initially playing Nightingale's and The Wetlands Preserve
in New York City with the likes of The Spin Doctors
, Blues Traveler
, Jono Manson and the Dreyer Brothers. Numerous bands and musicians had opened for them over the years ranging from Dave Matthews Band
, Sheryl Crow
and Hootie and the Blowfish
to the Ominous Seapods
and G. Love & Special Sauce
The band was originally composed of Lo Faber
(lead vocals, guitar), Aaron Maxwell (lead vocals, guitar), Tom Osander
(drums and percussion), Dan Pifer (bass), and Jon Bevo (keyboards). Faber and Osander were high school friends and had played...